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SAS® Macro Programming Made Easy, Second Edition by Michele M. Burlew

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Chapter 1. Introduction

Imagine you have an assistant to help you write your SAS programs. Your assistant willingly and unfailingly follows your instructions allowing you to move on to other tasks. Repetitive programming assignments like multiple PROC TABULATE tables, where the only difference between one table and the next is the classification variable, are delegated to your assistant. Jobs that require you to run a few steps, review the output, and then run additional steps based on the output are not difficult; they are, however, time-consuming. With instructions on selection of subsequent ...

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